Main Dishes

Host dinner parties, celebrate the holidays, or simply bring the family together for a home-cooked meal. Pampered Chef's main dish recipes offer easy dinner recipes and healthy meal inspiration for American food, Asian food, Italian food, and other cuisines from around the world. Browse vegetarian recipes, gluten-free recipes, pasta dishes, casserole dishes, and more now.


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Southwestern Salad

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 This classic salad will be your next go-to for a party or get-together!

Quick Cooker Mediterranean Chicken & Rice Bowls

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Using a pressure cooker to make these rice bowls means that your meal comes together with only a little hands-on time, but still delivers fantastic Mediterranean flavor.

Broccoli Crust Pizza

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This green pizza has a broccoli and almond flour crust that's topped with fresh mozzarella, avocado, red onion, and arugula. Lemon juice keeps the flavors bright.

Quick Cooker Corn Chowder

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This easy corn chowder comes together quickly in your pressure cooker.

Chicken Sausage With Peppers

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This basic recipe is easy and delicious, but the best part is how versatile it is: Serve it over rice or pasta, put it in buns, or just eat it plain!

General Tso Chicken Stir-Fry

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This gluten-free, one-pot wonder brings both great flavor and color to your weeknight table.

Quick Cooker Carnitas

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This carnitas recipe comes together quickly in an electric pressure cooker which makes it a great weeknight dinner option.

Caribbean Chicken Rice Bowls

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This recipe is all about customization. Switch out the rub for a different flavor, or try a vegetable like zucchini or chickpeas instead of kidney beans.

Mexican Quinoa Bowl

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This healthy, gluten-free and vegan recipe is a one pot wonder that comes together in a snap!

Chicken & Sweet Potato Pad Thai

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This gluten-free sweet potato noodle dish curbs your Thai craving without the guilt!

Bruschetta & Zucchini Pasta

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 Zucchini noodles and regular noodles combine for a lightened up Italian dinner. 

Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad

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A classic Caprese salad, plus chicken and avocado equals a refreshing and filling summer meal!

Chicken Parmesan Soup

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Give this soup some crunch with homemade croutons made in the microwave!

Summertime Spaghetti

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Light and delicious spaghetti made in the microwave!  

Skillet Lasagna

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This family favorite delivers all of the flavor of lasagna in half of the time. Spicy turkey sausage boosts the flavor.

Ham & Cheese Brunch Squares

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Drop-in brunch guests on their way? No problem! This colorful dish comes together in no time and serves a crowd.

Deluxe Cheeseburger Salad

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This unexpected spin on the classic burger will delight even the pickiest eaters at the table.

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

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This quick microwave casserole is based on Mexican chilaquiles, which uses broken tortilla chips for added texture.

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